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Aker BP partners with GCE Subsea

GCE Subsea has announced that Aker BP is a new industry partner in the GCE Subsea Cluster.

“Aker BP is one of the most innovative, capable and competent oil and gas companies operating in Norway. They will strengthen the technical subsea competence in the cluster, and it is our great pleasure, to announce our partnership,” says Owe Hagesæther, CEO of GCE Subsea.

“Aker BP values the clusters national and international network and their driving role in the industry-driven research, development and innovation processes.

“We also focus on building relations with the Oceans Industries Incubator and the Startup and ScaleUp programmes and companies in GCE Subsea, and we believe this will prove to be a useful arena for innovation relevant to our value chain,” says Tove Ormevik, Offshore Installation Manager, Skarv FPSO at Aker BP.

“GCE Subsea has 23 partners within industry, research and development, academia and public offices. The partners of the GCE Subsea cluster are the leading force and the backbone of our cluster. In return, our partners gain access to an arena where they meet potential customers and partners, and where valuable knowledge and know-how is shared and transferred to the cluster’s 115 partners and members.

“GCE Subsea is one of Norway’s three Global Centres of Expertise representing our most professional and important industry. – We are excited to have Aker BP onboard as a partner. This will strengthen the cluster significantly and add force to our efforts in implementing our strategy for the Norwegian subsea industry,” says Owe Hagesæther, CEO, GCE Subsea.